Promissory note cases cost the State €360k
Published 13/03/2014 | 02:30
THE State's legal bill to date on the unsuccessful two 'promissory note' High Court challenges has reached over €360,000.
According to Finance Minister Michael Noonan, the costs of employing counsel and expert witnesses totals €251,985.
Mr Noonan said that there were no external solicitor costs as the Office of the Chief State Solicitor represented the Minister in the proceedings.
Businessman David Hall took a separate case, with counsels' fees incurred in those proceedings totalling €111,938.